Cocoa Chocolate Chip Brownies

-I love brownies and to me the richest chocolate flavor in baking always comes from using a good quality cocoa.


4 large eggs
2 cups sugar
3/4 cup butter, melted
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup cocoa
1 1/2 cups chocolate chips


Lightly beat eggs then add sugar, butter and vanilla. Stir well till all combined and butter does not separate from mixture.
Sift together flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt. Add flour mixture to egg mixture in thirds. mix just until all blended. Fold in Chocolate Chips. **
Spoon into a greased and floured 9 x 13 pan. Spread to edges. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 30-35 minutes.
Let cool in pan.

** Up to an additional one -half cup, in total ofย add-ins, such as:
Chopped walnuts or pecans, Reese’s mini peanut butter cups, coarsely chopped Heath bar, etc.

You can, also, turn the basic brownie recipe into “Brownie Points” (FOR ADULTS ONLY, over the age of 21 brownies) When brownies have cooled to room temperature, with an injector, like you use on meats, inject very small amounts of your desired liqueur scattered all over the surface of the brownies in the pan (do not saturate or the brownies will fall apart. (Especially delicious choices are: Patron Cafe Dark, Tia Maria or Kahlua, Grand Marnier, Chambord, etc.)

7 thoughts on “Cocoa Chocolate Chip Brownies

  1. Geez, you’ll put alcohol in anything ! ๐Ÿ˜‚
    Not even brownies are safe hahahaha..

    I have to try this one, I have organic cocoa powder ๐Ÿ‘
    The only brownies I’ve made that turned out really good were out of a box that I doctored.. I’d like to bake from scratch the perfect chocolate brownies, so I’m going to give your recipe a whirl ๐Ÿ˜‰

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    1. I am a notorious cake mix snob but a few doctored recipes are really very good. Brownie mixes have come so far they are almost as good and a lot quicker and cheaper than homemade but, I guarantee you once you taste a good homemade brownie you’ll have a hard time going back to the mix. You have been warned:)

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      1. That’s ok, you know I’d rather do it myself.. I’m cutting way back on processed foods for several reasons.. But I note that I’ve been duly warned ๐Ÿ˜„


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